Career and Labour Market Information (LMI) includes information on:

  • Skills, career pathways and progression routes in the local labour market
  • Job applications and interviews
  • Educational institutions, courses, qualifications, entry requirements and cost
  • Professional bodies
  • Employment sectors, employers, jobs, salaries and employment trends
  • Jobs, training and apprenticeships
  • Job demands and working life
  • Financial planning

Information about the labour market is available online, and can be used to check whether a particular career path is one which will be in demand in the future. It also provides useful information on salaries, working hours and practices, and common tasks in each field of work.

The following links and documents are useful sources of information about LMI.

Thames Valley LMI summary

Thames Valley LMI information

Berkshire Labour Market 2019

National Labour Market Information June 201

Career profiles

What job would suit me?

Career pathway quiz

Profiles of entry routes and career pathways in a range of fields can be found at the links below.

UCAS advice about careers pathways

National Careers Service

Prospects job profiles

I Could….

All about careers

Careers in specific areas


Armed forces

Creative careers

NHS careers

IT and digital


Motor industry



Science and Maths